The Resource The pearling industry of Australia : an account of its social and economic development, prepared for the Department of Commerce and Agriculture ; by J. P. S. Bach

The pearling industry of Australia : an account of its social and economic development, prepared for the Department of Commerce and Agriculture ; by J. P. S. Bach

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The pearling industry of Australia : an account of its social and economic development
Title
The pearling industry of Australia
Title remainder
an account of its social and economic development
Statement of responsibility
prepared for the Department of Commerce and Agriculture ; by J. P. S. Bach
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
WMDU
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1923-
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Bach, John
Dewey number
  • 639.412
  • 338.371412
Government publication
federal national government publication
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Australia
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Pearl fisheries
Label
The pearling industry of Australia : an account of its social and economic development, prepared for the Department of Commerce and Agriculture ; by J. P. S. Bach
Instantiates
Publication
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Cover title
Contents
Early settlements in North-West Australia -- Early history of Torres Straits - settlement and pearling -- Early pearling activities in Northern Territory -- Early legislation -- Western Australia 1886-1901 -- Northern Territory : 1886-1901 -- Torres Strait 1886-1901 and state legislation -- Western Australian pearling grounds - their discovery, depletion and conservation to 1901 -- Queensland pearling grounds - discovery and depletion, together with conservation measures -- Northern Territory grounds - discovery, depletion and conservation to 1901 -- The cultivation of M.O.P. shell -- Labour and its problems - a summary of legislation to 1901 -- Labour problems of the Western Australian pearling industry to 1901 -- Labour problems of the Northern Territory pearling industry to 1901 -- Labour problems in Thursday Island to 1901 -- The 20th century and its problems : events in Western Australia and Northern Territory to 1914 -- Statistical appendix: Table 1: number of vessels in industry; Table 2: Racial composition of W. A. pearling force; Table 3: Racial composition of N. T. pearling force; Table 4: Racial composition of T. I. pearlers (divers and persons in charge); Table 5: Broome divers; Table 6: Japanese element of "men-on-articles"; Table 7: N. W. Australian production; Table 8: Production figures to 1940 - Queensland; Table 9: Comparative table showing exports from N.T. including pearlshell; Table 10: Divers' operational deaths - Thursday Island : figures in brackets represent Japanese; Table 11: Deaths, all causes, among W. A. divers; Table 12: licenses; Table 13: Value of pearls (not shell); Table 14: Details of labour division, Western Australia: white, Asiatic, Aboriginals; Table 15: Broome rations 1902, per man, daily; Darwin rations, 1951, for 8 men for 8 weeks; Table 16: Permits for indents, after 1905 resolution; Table 17: Remuneration of pearling labour; Table 18: Australian shell on U.S.A. market; Table 19: Resident population of Port Kennedy, Thursday Island; Table 20: M.O.P. Shell production 1932-40 in tons; Table 21: M.O.P. shell taken from Aust. waters 1932-40; Table 22: Japanese pearling fleet 1931-41; Table 23: Australian production; Table 24: Thursday Island; Table 25: Composition of Thursday Island fleet 1912, 1929, 1934, 1955,; Table 26: Principal owners: Broome fleet; Darwin fleet; Table 27: Composition of labour force in Australia, year ending January 1954; Table 28: average production of shell per diver 1954; Table 29: Number of men employed at territorial pearling centre -- Appendix: Summary of sightings of vessels considered to be poaching -- Extract from Australian intelligence diary: part 2 - serial no. 5/1936
Control code
000005936776
Dimensions
34 cm.
Extent
337 leaves.
Governing access note
Not for Inter Library Loan
Stock number
MAR09/100
System control number
(OCoLC)225746530
Label
The pearling industry of Australia : an account of its social and economic development, prepared for the Department of Commerce and Agriculture ; by J. P. S. Bach
Publication
Note
Cover title
Contents
Early settlements in North-West Australia -- Early history of Torres Straits - settlement and pearling -- Early pearling activities in Northern Territory -- Early legislation -- Western Australia 1886-1901 -- Northern Territory : 1886-1901 -- Torres Strait 1886-1901 and state legislation -- Western Australian pearling grounds - their discovery, depletion and conservation to 1901 -- Queensland pearling grounds - discovery and depletion, together with conservation measures -- Northern Territory grounds - discovery, depletion and conservation to 1901 -- The cultivation of M.O.P. shell -- Labour and its problems - a summary of legislation to 1901 -- Labour problems of the Western Australian pearling industry to 1901 -- Labour problems of the Northern Territory pearling industry to 1901 -- Labour problems in Thursday Island to 1901 -- The 20th century and its problems : events in Western Australia and Northern Territory to 1914 -- Statistical appendix: Table 1: number of vessels in industry; Table 2: Racial composition of W. A. pearling force; Table 3: Racial composition of N. T. pearling force; Table 4: Racial composition of T. I. pearlers (divers and persons in charge); Table 5: Broome divers; Table 6: Japanese element of "men-on-articles"; Table 7: N. W. Australian production; Table 8: Production figures to 1940 - Queensland; Table 9: Comparative table showing exports from N.T. including pearlshell; Table 10: Divers' operational deaths - Thursday Island : figures in brackets represent Japanese; Table 11: Deaths, all causes, among W. A. divers; Table 12: licenses; Table 13: Value of pearls (not shell); Table 14: Details of labour division, Western Australia: white, Asiatic, Aboriginals; Table 15: Broome rations 1902, per man, daily; Darwin rations, 1951, for 8 men for 8 weeks; Table 16: Permits for indents, after 1905 resolution; Table 17: Remuneration of pearling labour; Table 18: Australian shell on U.S.A. market; Table 19: Resident population of Port Kennedy, Thursday Island; Table 20: M.O.P. Shell production 1932-40 in tons; Table 21: M.O.P. shell taken from Aust. waters 1932-40; Table 22: Japanese pearling fleet 1931-41; Table 23: Australian production; Table 24: Thursday Island; Table 25: Composition of Thursday Island fleet 1912, 1929, 1934, 1955,; Table 26: Principal owners: Broome fleet; Darwin fleet; Table 27: Composition of labour force in Australia, year ending January 1954; Table 28: average production of shell per diver 1954; Table 29: Number of men employed at territorial pearling centre -- Appendix: Summary of sightings of vessels considered to be poaching -- Extract from Australian intelligence diary: part 2 - serial no. 5/1936
Control code
000005936776
Dimensions
34 cm.
Extent
337 leaves.
Governing access note
Not for Inter Library Loan
Stock number
MAR09/100
System control number
(OCoLC)225746530

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